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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Pros & Cons, Review – Superb All Rounder !!

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro mid-range smartphone launched into the market. So, check out Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro advantages (Pros), disadvantages (Cons), problems and drawbacks/defects before purchasing. Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro price in India is around Rs.13,999 and $199 in the USA. Currently, it is available on online shopping sites like Flipkart, Xiaomi official site to buy.

xiaomi redmi note 5 pro

Best Price: Rs.13,999(India), $199(USA)

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Key Features:

  • Android OS, v7.1.2(Nougat).
  • 5.99 inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M Colors.
  • Dual 12 MP + 5 MP rear camera, 20 MP secondary camera.
  • Octa-Core processor and Snapdragon 636 chipset.
  • 4/6 GB RAM and 64 GB Internal Memory
  • 4000 mAh Battery

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Advantages (Pros):

  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro comes with Android OS, v7.1.2(Nougat).
  • Presents 5.99-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen and Multitouch in it.
  • Its display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass.
  • It has a good screen-to-body ratio for the better viewing experience.
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro display has good pixel density for its Full HD + resolution (~403 PPI pixel density)
  • It supports Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by).
  • It provides 4/6 GB RAM for good multitasking.
  • It encompasses with Octa-core processor.
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro has equipped with powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 Chipset.
  • Brings an internal memory of 64 GB and expandable memory is supported up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) – dual SIM model only.
  • It offers Dual 12 MP (f/2.2, 1.25 μm) + 5 MP (f/2.0, 1.12 μm) rear camera with additional features like phase detection autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR.
  • It offers 20 MP front-facing camera with additional features like LED flash, 1080p.
  • Supports full HD video recording at 1080p@30fps.
  • It has the battery capacity of 4000 mAh which is great for heavy usage.
  • Performance is very smooth with no lags.
  • Supports almost all connectives like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB, 3G, 4G.
  • Supports sensors like Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass.
  • Design and build quality are great.
  • It offers a great loud speakers.
  • Supports FM radio.
  • It is available in Black, Champagne Gold, Rose Gold, Lake Blue colors to choose.
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro supports additional features like Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, Fast battery charging 5V/2A.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Disadvantages (Cons):

  • Old Android OS.
  • Comes with hybrid SIM slot. So you can’t use both SIM cards and microSD card at a time.
  • No stereo speakers for the better multimedia experience.
  • No NFC connectivity support.
  • No USB Type C port for better fast charging support.

Check out Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Specifications:

General Features
Brand Xiaomi
Model Name Redmi Note 5 Pro
SIM Type Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Operating System Android 7.1.2
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
Processor Octa-core 1.8 GHz Kryo 260
GPU Adreno 509
Colors Black, Champagne Gold, Rose Gold, Lake Blue
Accessories in Box
Display & Dimensions
Touch Screen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.99 inches, 92.6 cm2 (~77.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2160 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~403 ppi density)
Dimensions 158.6 x 75.4 x 8.1 mm (6.24 x 2.97 x 0.32 in)
Weight 181 g (6.38 oz)
Other Display Features Multi-Touch, Corning Gorilla Glass
Camera Features
Primary Camera Dual 12 MP + 5 MP
Secondary Camera 20 MP
Video Recording 1080p@30fps
Other Camera Features phase detection autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
RAM and Storage
RAM 4/6 GB
Internal Memory 64 GB
Expandable Memory microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) – dual SIM model only
Battery Capacity
Type Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery
Talk Time
Internet & Connectivity
GPRS Yes
3G Yes
4G Yes
Wifi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB Connectivity 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector; USB Host
Bluetooth 5,0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC No
3.5mm jack Yes
Other Features
FM Yes
Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Additional Features & Apps Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, Fast battery charging 5V/2A.

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9 Total Score
Superb All Rounder !!

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro smartphone comes with superb features & performance for its price. It excels in all the departments but misses USB Type C port for better fast charging, we suggest grabbing this mobile if you are looking for a good budget mobile.

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